Punting Mechanics 101

Coach Greg Montgomery will be working with select athletes this winter in Houston ,TX and Boca Raton, FL.

These instruction sessions include a full bio-mechanic evaluation, custom workout program, one on one instruction and film analysis.

Contact Greg at gmonty23@gmail.com or 616-975-1788 to discuss his availability.


Creating 'Lag' Equals Power


           Creating 'Lag' is the most important aspect of the punting motion that equates to lower leg speed and power. It all begins with the 'Setting' of the lower leg and knee. As we 'post up' on our plant leg, we violently 'Pull' our  upper leg along the arc of the swing. This will in turn create kinetic energy as we hold our lower leg in position until our knee 'clears' the ball on the way up the arc of the swing.

     Acting like the action of a whip, our upper leg continues up the arc of our swing as we release the lower leg through the impact zone. In order to take advantage of this stored energy, proper spine angle, alignment and posture needs to be maintained throughout the the punting motion.

When done properly, we're mimicking the 'lag' action that takes place in every golf and baseball swing.

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